LIFER: JEFF PIERCE, DR FISH

Recognisable from running BYOR (Bring Your Own Rod) line-testing events for Scientific Anglers all over the world, Jeff Pierce, aka Dr Fish, gets to fish

LIFER: LEFTY KREH

Arguably the greatest modern fly angler, when he passed away in 2018 Lefty Kreh left an indelible mark on our sport. In 2017 our editor-at-large,

LIFER – YURI JANSSEN

Coming from a storied South African fly fishing family, Yuri Janssen was never going to be shackled to a desk 24/7 and his CV (Lesotho, Russia, Central

STRAIGHTSTICK

You know when a guy has a fishing middle name like Marius “Straightstick” Rousseau, that he’s walked the walk. Whether it was targeting largemouth yellowfish

THE RACONTEUR

More at home in the bush than he is in the burbs, capable of fixing almost anything and fishier than a tin of expired pilchards,

CANE AND ABLE

One of South Africa’s most respected bamboo rod builders, architect Stephen Dugmore (freestonerods.co.za), lifer for Issue 38, on his clowning career, his bamboo game, and where

THE INFLUENCER

Long before Instagram and #influencers ever existed, Clem Booth was sharing the wonders of Lago Strobel (and other fisheries), raising money for the Red Cross

THE CORNISHMAN

An elite fly-casting instructor, veteran guide, author, environmental activist and a man who has given a vast amount to South African fly fishing, Tim Rolston

THE LUCKY ONE

Some guys, like Johannesburg-based Peter Whittaker, a veteran, globe-trotting angler who is our Lifer in issue 32, seem to have life dialled in.  There are

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